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Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 3:30am EST
we can do to fix education in america >> the united states has education apartheid, that's the facts... >> talk to al jazeera with m. night shayamalan sunday at 7et / 4pt on al jazeera america >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> here are the headlines at this hour. >> only on al jazeera america. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on line, and it's not - it's not just twitter, what has happened through social media and the anonymity of the net is that you see websites, hate-filled websites targetting all sorts of groups, popping up. there has been a huge number of those that exis
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
dig in those numbers those people who have higher education despite the cost and debt they incur, they do much better. >> that's correct. even in this recession, their unemployment rate stayed half that of high school graduates. but what happened in this report was that over the last three months you do look, and you get a good result that college graduates with a bachelor's degree or more, they did much better over the last three months suggesting we may be seeing some acceleration, some improvement. >> as you go left. on the right you have some college. on the left, high school dropouts have the highest unemployment rate. >> that's right. your rung on the ladder depends on your skills, age, race, ethnicity, where you live, and high school drop outs in this information-based economy, they're the least skilled. what jumped out at me when i looked at this, yeah, compared to last month the college grads did much better. >> but they have half of the unemployment rate of the national average 3.4% compared to 7%. >> that's been a longstanding that college grads have. but you see the y
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 3:30am EST
. >> ...thought provoking >> get your damn education. >> ...surprising >> oh, absolutely! >> ...exclusive one-on-one interviews with the most interesting people of our time. >> you're listening because you want to see what's going to happen. >> i want to know what works what do you know works? >> conversations you won't find anywhere else. >> talk to al jazeera. >> only on al jazeera america. >> oh my! >> after a relaunch following a botched roll out, the white house is aggressively reselling the affordable healthcare again. he aimed at explaining why the affordable care act was enacted and why people should be encouraged to sign up. >> right now what that law is doing, yes, you agree with me. right now what this law is doing is helping folks, and we're just getting started with the exchanges. just getting started with the marketplaces. we're not going to walk away from them. if i got to fight another three years to make sure this law works, then that's what i do. >> the website is still the visible part of obamacare. while it seems to be working better that's only part of the battle. to make
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm EST
their research, when they call us, we can put a good educated--get them in the right vehicle at the right price that fits their need. >> for the commuter, what is the most important thing they should do when they're doing their research on line, they reach out to somebody, contact by your distributorship, look, i understand you're interested in a gmc truck. what information do they need right there, or what are questions that they should ask to be sure they're headed towards a great deal. >> what is a great deal? every manufacturer, everybody has a great deal from $99 a month to zero percent. but customers doing research on the car, they're looking to spend quite a bit of money, especially in the buick, gmc line. they're looking at their options and what will be comfortable for themselves. when they're researching for the car they're looking to talk to somebody who can guide them in the right direction. mostly 88% of people who are out there, they're doing research, and they're trying to fit their needs so when they come in the show room maybe that time is minimized. >> finally-- >> the deal wa
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
means to them. as enrollment ramps up and educated expanded problems are looming for millions of people getting covered. doctors may not take their insurance. we found out why. >> if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor so long as your doctor keeps you. the new health law has many physicians wondering if they'll be able to keep their self-insured patients or accept new one who is are insured through the exchange or medicaid patients. >> a lot of more will be covered through medicaid because it's the biggest part of the expansion in the affordable care act. >> that's a problem for doctors as millions get covered and the new health law. >> at the end of the day it comes down to how much will i be papped and will i have the autonomy to practice the way i want to practice. for instance, sam, a brooklyn based ophthalmologist said that private insurance for a full eye examine will reimburse him at rates of $150. medicare pays him $145. but medicaid only pays $63. obamacare is supposed to bump up those payments for two years, but the process has been rife with delays. >> in new york,
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
the line. which is one reason why the current president is a symbol figure because he has the education of a 6th grader and he was a sheep herder. which mandela -- is a smaller group of black africans and it is a tribal clan that has produced nelson mandela, becky, but zula is a zoo loo leader. and this is a moment where black south africans are trying to reclaim the south african identity, and he was a symbol of their inclusion. >> this is going to a week celebration, at least, for nelson mandela, and i think that -- there was some who thought maybe they would wait until the morning to announce his death. >> but they didn't wait, and it is very -- as we with can see, it is the 2:00 a.m., and the crowd has just begun to get started. days of celebration. >> this is a very african way of celebrating life. and they are just beginning to redefine, and define his legacy, and what it will look like for years to come. for example, his grandson who is a close friend of mine, he is becoming the mandela campaign. which is is a foundation of rend braking the image of africa. you also talk about in
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
with their daughter's college education. >> she is getting around one huh thousand dollars a month. they are staking advantage of a little known rule. as long as one parent, is 62 or older, the couple can claim an additional benefit for every child under the age of 18. if the parent qualifies for 2,000-dollar as month, the child will get 1,000. and the money the child gets does not reduce the amount the parent receives. >> that is something that is increasingly important, as people are having children later in life. >> another little known benefit paid your spouse for taking care of your children. to claim the care giver benefit one parent has to be 62 or older, and the child has to be under the age of 16. your spouse, no matter how old, can get an additional payment that is half the size of yours. you get 1,000-dollar as month, he or she gets 500. the money the care giving response receives does not reduce the amount of your payment. that's 180% of what you and your spouse get combined. if your base is 1,000-dollar as month, the total amount your family received cannot exceed 1,800. you can delay r
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
is educating the consumer about how healthcare works, how health insurance works, and how the tax credits work. because that's what makes somebody a knowledgeable consumer. that's what we want. that's what we need when people come on down site. >> that depends on advertising, promotions and getting people to go to the site in the first place. are the numbers on the connecticut site what you thought would be? >> they are, but what is past is past. we did fine the last couple of months, but we're looking for december to get us up over 60,000 members if we can. because at the end of the year, before the january 1st time frame. so yeah, what's past is hopefu hopefully prologued for us. but december is going to be very busy. >> what is the information that consumers should have on hand when they go to the connecticut website and where do consumers run into trouble with just their own information? >> gee, that's a great question. understanding about your family make up, when i say that, social security numbers, birth dates. going back and understanding what you made in the last couple of years so yo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:30pm EST
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